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Our 2019 Schedule!

We've got a full weekend planned, come join us!
(schedule is subject to change!)

Chestertown First Friday, October 4, 2019


5-7pm / KidSpot, 315 High St #102, in the breezeway - Children’s Craft - drop-in Wizarding themed activities for kids and their grownups Free!

5-7pm / $20 / ArtsAlive! Education Center, 200 High Street, Suite A – Enchanted Portraits with Chestertown RiverArts Photography Club -- have your Enchanted Portrait taken in your best cloak and maybe even pose with some of your favorite magical Academy professors! Two enchanted professional photos per person or group, sent to you via email. First come, first served!

5-7pm / Fee for Food / Washington College’s Eastern Shore Food Lab, 236 Cannon Street -- HP Inspired Food - seasonal local food

5-8pm / $15 jar/$25 mug / Chestertown RiverArts Clay Studio, 204 High Street – Chest-a-Wizards Mix magic spells and potions to take home! Visit chestertownriverarts.com to register

7pm / High Street Stage - Sorting Ceremony! Professors will be on hand to help get you sorted! Magical activities and fun!

7-9pm / High Street Stage - Community Block Party Live music! Wear your favorite HP or wizarding costume!

Saturday, October 5, 2019


9am-1pm / KidSpot, 315 High St #102, in the breezeway - Children’s Craft - drop-in Wizarding themed activities for kids and their grownups. Free!

10am-12pm / High Street - Kidditch Session  JHU Quidditch Club players teach Kidditch for all ages.

10am-3pm / Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street - Scavenger Hunt -- Begin the annual scavenger hunt through town shops by collecting your map at the Garfield Center. Return to win a prize! Limited number of prizes available.

10am-4pm / Fountain Park, High Street, Memorial Plaza - Wizarding Crafts, vendors, food trucks and more!

10am-4pm / $20 / ArtsAlive! Education Center, 200 High Street, Suite A – Enchanted Portraits with Chestertown RiverArts Photography Club - Have your Enchanted Portrait taken in your best cloak and maybe even pose with some of your favorite magical Academy professors! Two enchanted professional photos per person or group sent to you via email. First come, first served!

10am-4pm / Robert Ortiz Studios, 207 S. Cross Street - Wand Makers Co-Op - Get measured for a wand and peruse the handicrafts from a variety of wand artisans

10-11am / High Street Stage - Sorting Ceremony! Professors will be on hand to help get you sorted! Magical activities and fun!

10am - 4pm / $15 jar/$25 mug / Chestertown RiverArts Clay Studio, 204 High Street – Chest-a-Wizards Mix magic spells and potions to take home! Visit chestertownriverarts.com to register

10am-4pm / The Bank, 211 High Street - Goblins & Galleons Interactive wizard bank hosted by Kent School

10am-4pm / 210 S Cross Street, #102 - Create Your House Banner - Gunston School students will help you discover your house and show your house pride

10am-4pm / Fee for Food / Decoy Room Alley, 339 High Street -  Brandywine’s ‘Spot of Tea’ your take out ‘spot’ for a delightful snack of a tea sandwich, scone and a small cake packed up in to go boxes. Tea and Butter Beer also available.

10am-4pm / High Street - Live Music by The Blibbering Humdingers and Hawthorn and Holly

10-10:45, 11:15-12, 12:30-1:15, 1:45-2:30 / Pre-registration required / Kaleidoscope Art Studio, 312 Cannon Street - Magical Creature Habitat Workshop Create and keep your own creature habitat out of natural and recycled materials. Limited to ages 5-12. Pre-register at www.kaleidoscopechestertown.com

11am-12pm & 1pm-3pm / The Bookplate, 112 S. Cross Street - Megara Pufflehuff Fortune Teller The Amazing Madame Pufflehuff will be in residence telling fortunes, reading tea leaves and finding your future in her crystal ball.

11am-2pm / Kent County Public Library, 408 High Street  - “Order of the Phoenix” Movie screening
 
11am-12pm & 1pm-2pm / Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High Street - Potions Class Presented by Radcliffe Creek School

12-1pm, 3-4pm / High Street Stage -  Phoenix Dueling Club - Matches between Houses run by Phoenix Martial Arts. Check in to reserve your spot on the dueling List.

12pm Sign Up, 1230pm Procession immediately followed by contest / High Street Stage – Costume Contest Dress your wizard best for fans of all ages with fun prizes! Categories: Teen/Adult, 12 & Under, Group.

2pm Sign Up, 230pm start / High Street Stage- Young Wizards Spelling Bee -  What magical names and words can you spell from your reading? Come compete for fun prizes in two age categories, 10 and under, and 11-14.

5-7pm - The Witching Hours Time to take a breather! Check out our local restaurants and pubs for a delicious meal and magical libations

5pm / Bad Alfred’s Back Room, 323 High Street, back room entrance on Cannon Street - Termino Trivia - Over-21 only trivia - cash bar and light fare available for purchase.
 
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Located in the historic district in Chestertown, The Garfield Center for the Arts (www.garfieldcenter.org) is a cultural organization whose mission is to nurture, celebrate, and support arts and artists through performance and education. 
The Chestertown HP Festival’s Wizarding Weekend is organized by the Garfield Center for the Arts and community volunteers as a celebration of the spirit of Harry Potter and an opportunity to promote our local community and its arts. Warner Bros. Entertainment and JK Rowling are not associated with or responsible for the festival in any way.
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